Month: August 2017

TYPO3 Reading List Week 35 – 2017

This issue cover of the TYPO3 reading list covers 13 weeks of links. Believe me, there have been many many more. Next to TYPO3 the main topic is accessibilty, but also “normal” webdev and php topics are part of this list. TYPO3 New TYPO3 extension repository Since August 22nd the TYPO3 extension repository the major overhaul is live and available for everyone under a seperate domain https://extensions.typo3.org/. Thomas Löffler, the team leader and lead developer, wrote an news article on TYPO3.org: https://typo3.org/news/article/new-typo3-extension-repository-launching/ I have to say “Thank you very much” for your ongoing work on the TER and the...

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Patch TYPO3 and Extensions using Composer

From time to time there might the requirement that a feature or a bugfix should be available prior to an official release or should be backported to a legacy version of TYPO3. If you are still not using composer, after reading this post, you might really consider doing so. But now, let’s see how it works. There are a few steps required to patch a composer package of your project. Require the module The first step is to require the module “composer-patches” written and maintained by Cameron Eagans (@cweagans). composer require cweagans/composer-patches This command updates your composer.json and .lock...

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